21st Century Fox execs Peter Rice, Dana Walden, John Landgraf and Gary E. Knell are making the move to Disney. Rice has been named chairman, Walt Disney Television and co-chair, Disney Media Networks, while Walden will serve as chairman, Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment. Landgraf is chairman of FX Networks and FX Productions, and Knell is chairman of National Geographic Partners. “The strength of 21st Century Fox’s first-class management talent has always been a compelling part of this opportunity for us,” said Robert A. Iger, chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company. “Upon completion of the acquisition, this new structure positions these proven leaders to help drive maximum value from a greatly enhanced portfolio of incredible brands and businesses.”
Wheel of Fortune is thinking big – for the first time, the CBS game show will make it possible for a viewer to win a home. Wheel is teaming with Mingo Communities and Margaritaville Holdings to give away a new, $350,000 home at active adult community Latitude Margaritaville in the “Home Sweet Home Giveaway,” running […]
Netflix renewed adult animated comedy Disenchantment for seasons three and four. The remaining ten episodes of the show’s initial order will debut in 2019, with batches of ten episodes each airing in 2020 and 2021.
Discovery and the PGA TOUR are launching GOLFTV, powered by the PGA TOUR, a new live and on-demand international video streaming service, which will launch globally outside the United States on Jan. 1, 2019. GOLFTV will present more than 2,000 hours of live action each year as well as premium content on-demand. Live coverage will […]
The Premier Lacrosse League formally debuted to deliver a “true home for the sport with the best players, a strong business model, significant financial support, national media coverage through an exclusive agreement with NBC Sports Group, and a unique touring structure that will better serve players and fans,” according to the release. The league is […]
In yet another change at the top for broadcast networks, Charlie Collier, president of AMC Networks for ten years, is moving to Fox. Collier has been named chief executive of entertainment, replacing co-chief executive of the Fox Television Group, Gary Newman, who had planned to stay in the job only through this television season. The […]